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beaded strip
  • Apache or Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • beaded strip, 1922–1928
  • Where object was made: Fort Apache, Arizona, United States
  • silk, beading, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 50.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 19 7/8 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Eva F. Bennett
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1639

The loom beaded strip has a sparkly red field. The repeating design is black whirling log patterns and two black triangles joined by a diagonal line. It has a black border and red silk ribbon stitched to either end.